CELEBRATION OF GO POOJA MAHOTSAVAM IN S.V.GO SAMRAKSHANA SHALA
Tirupati, 22 Aug 2011(P.R.O): Sri Krishna Janmashtami, also known as Sri Krishna Jayanti, Gokulashtami and Krishnashtami,was celebrated with all religious fervor and devotion in the TTD.
Sri L.V.Subramanyam,I.A.S, Executive Officer TTDs performed “GO-POOJA” in connection with Gokulastami in the premises of TTDs S.V.GoSamprakshana Shala, Tirupati on Monday morning.Director S.V.GoSamrakshana Shala Dr.K.Haranath Reddy and devotees took part.
Speaking on the occasion Sri Subramanyam said that Lord SriKrishna is today one of the most widely revered and most popular of all Hindu Gods who was worshipped as the eighth incarnation or avatar of Lord Vishnu.
He said the cow was worshipped for its multi farious social relevance on the occasion of Srikrishna Janmasthami. “We all should promote cow rearing and worship as a basic tenet of righteous living and also practice of co-existence of man and animals “, he added.
The TTD managed a massive go-shala in Tirumala with over 1050 animals whose produce was used in holy rituals and other activities at Srivari Tenmple and other locations.